La Petite Mort Saperavi Qvevri 2019: Review
I love the label. Part classical European painting, part Gothic, scratched graffiti writing, moody and pregnant with expectation. The saperavi grape’s native home is Georgia in the Caucuses – where wine was first made by humans thousands of years ago. La Petite Mort Saperavi Qvevri 2019 is the best Australian saperavi I’ve had and a delightful wine by any measure. Brooding dark black fruits and liquorice smoothly integrated. Good finish. Their website says the wine is unfined and unfiltered and rustic. Personally, I thought this was classy stuff and a great alternative to yet-another-shiraz.
14.0% alcohol by volume.
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